Our Heritage


Getting carried away

Habitat furniture is now available in store from ‘take-away’ racks – the flat pack revolution has arrived.


Tour de France

The first French Habitat store in Tour Montparnasse is a roaring success with Parisians.


Image rights

Habitat commissions a collection of original prints from 'four of Britain's most important contemporary artists including David Hockney and Peter Blake.


Back to Basics

Habitat launches its new Basic Habitat range, a collection designed for a market that has been badly hit by the recession.


Sex sells

Outrage ensues when the '73 catalogue shows a scantily clad couple lounging in bed with nothing but a Hadji duvet to cover their birthday suits.


Thinking out of the box

It's now possible to order the essential elements to furnish a three-bedroom house - all packaged in a six-foot-high container – via the new Housepack service.